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date: 29 January 2020

Wright, Henry Clarkelocked

(29 August 1797–16 August 1870)
  • Lewis Perry

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Wright, Henry Clarke (29 August 1797–16 August 1870), reformer and abolitionist, was born in Sharon, Connecticut, the son of Seth Wright, a farmer and house-joiner, and Miriam Wright, who had the same surname as her husband but was unrelated to him before marriage. The family moved to Hartwick in the “western country” of New York when Wright was four. In his autobiography, ...

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